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Slime mold is a broad term describing fungi-like organisms that use spores to reproduce. They were formerly classified as fungi, but are no longer considered part of this group.
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Overview of the three main groups: plasmodial slime molds, cellular slime molds, and Labyrinthulomycota.
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called Acrasiomycota (cellular slime molds) is also placed in the Protista. ... Slime molds are composed of an acellular mass of naked protoplasm with no cell ...
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slime mold n. Any of various primitive organisms of the phylum Acrasiomycota, especially of the genus Dictyostelium, that grow on dung and decaying
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Slime molds are fungus-like organisms that have previously been classified as ... Plasmodia are the feeding stages of slime molds, and they are frequently seen on ...
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The blob is a slime mold called Physarum polycephalum. ... Other slime molds are tiny and difficult to find. ... Slime molds cause very little damage. ...
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Slime Molds Abstract: Slime MoldsPP067 (6/00)By Dr. Sharon M. DouglasDepartment ... Slime molds are highly conspicuous fungi that often seem to "magically" appear ...
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But slime molds also have a stage where they can move around, making them more ... Slime molds are predators of fungi and bacteria and can be found in or on such ...
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In plasmodial slime molds (myxomycetes), individual cells fuse such as to make ... While slime molds have a life cycle that resembles that of fungi, and once were ...
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Discover Life's encyclopedia page about the biology, natural history, ecology, identification and distribution of Amoebozoa: Eumycetozoa - Slime molds, True slime ...
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Slime molds can refer to several groups of different and controversial classifications. ... Both plasmodial and cellular slime molds have a motile phase when ...
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Slime molds were originally represented by the subkingdom Gymnomycota in the ... syncytial or plasmodial slime molds. Dictyosteliida: unicellular slime molds. ...
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slime molds, cellular slime molds, cellular slime mold ... Slime molds have complex life cycles that may be divided into an animallike ...
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Like animals and plants, slime molds are eukaryotes. ... Slime molds have complex life cycles that may be divided into an animallike ...
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George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld now each has a slime-mold beetle named in his honor. Two former Cornell University entomologists recently named 65 ...
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A dog vomit slime mold is shown spreading. across mulch and up the base of a shrub. ... Although they often resemble fungi, slime molds are ...
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Article by Tom Volk on the Dog Vomit Slime Mold, with information and photographs of other slime molds. ... Slime molds do not fit at all into the kingdom Fungi. ...
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Scoop up some dirt, and you'll probably wind up with some slime mold. ... For these slime molds, becoming a stalk cell may not be such a terrible fate, ...
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Slime molds have complex life cycles that may be divided into an ... 30 hours with team slime mold: field notes from the lumpy, yellow side of biodiversity. ...
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information on slime molds, check out the following: ... Introduction to the Slime Molds - At Berkeley. Fuligo septica, the Dog Vomit Slime Mold - At Tom Volk's Fungi ...
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